Nintendo bets new hex-nut Pokémon will boost Switch sales

2018-11-16 14:12

Nintendo is gambling that it can sell millions of Switch consoles this holiday season by introducing a new Pokémon game that interacts with the free-to-play mobile hit Pokémon Go.

Facebook launches new career tools for SA youth, entrepreneurs

2018-11-14 16:38

Facebook has unveiled new tools and resources to help youth, professionals and entrepreneurs in South Africa access career opportunities, the social networking site announced on Wednesday.

Facebook says any return to China would preserve free expression

2018-11-14 11:24

Facebook says if it ever returns to China, the company will do it in a way that preserves rights to free expression and privacy - issues that make such a move almost impossible today.

Apple suppliers tumble on new signs of weak iPhone demand

2018-11-13 14:53

Major suppliers to Apple’s iPhone have fallen as investors fretted that one of the most important product lines in the technology sector was seeing weak demand.

Liquid Telecom extends availability of Microsoft Azure 'from Cape to Cairo'

2018-11-13 14:30

Pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom announces it has extended the availability of the cloud-based Microsoft Azure architecture "from the Cape to Cairo".

SAP to buy Qualtrics for $8bn in its largest-ever deal

2018-11-13 06:42

SAP SE is making its largest acquisition yet as it battles rivals including Salesforce.com in selling software to clients that want to better understand their customers.

Amazon to start selling latest Apple products

2018-11-10 16:15

Apple and Amazon.com, two of the world’s most valuable technology companies, struck a deal to get the newest iPhones into the hands of Amazon customers.

'If Elon Listens to Her': Sharp new Tesla boss faces big test

2018-11-10 09:00

The appointment of Robyn Denholm has been hailed as a "ray of rare good governance news".

Facebook, Google are US election ad winners despite meddling outcry

2018-11-07 10:57

Even before ballots are counted from Tuesday’s elections, some clear winners have emerged, as Google and Facebook reap windfalls from political advertising.

Ex-Vodacom manager Romeo Kumalo to plan tech investment firm IPO, say insiders

2018-11-05 20:29

Former Vodacom executive Romeo Kumalo has started a tech-focused South African investment firm and aims to raise as much as $200m in an initial public offering next year.

 

Apple's outlook dims as suppliers worldwide sound the alarm

2018-11-15 15:27

The bad news keeps piling up for Apple ahead of the crucial holiday season.

Cyber criminals come to Africa for 'backdoor' into European systems, conference hears

2018-11-14 12:25

There appears to be a growing trend where cyber criminals come to Africa to hack into systems elsewhere in the world, a Cape Town conference has heard.

Tencent traders who got it right prep for wildest day since 2015

2018-11-14 09:55

For clues on what Tencent’s shares will do on Thursday, look to the traders who got it spot-on in August.

MTN CEO shrugs off Nigeria dispute, lays out banking plans

2018-11-13 14:49

Is MTN on the verge of being chased out of its biggest market? Not a bit of it, according to Chief Executive Officer Rob Shuter.

Airbnb ends forced arbitration for discrimination and harassment

2018-11-13 13:41

Airbnb, following Google, Facebook and Uber, says it would not force employees who filed sexual harassment claims to settle those cases in private arbitration.

Google curbs forced arbitration after protest on harassment

2018-11-11 07:15

Google has changed some policies on sexual misconduct after thousands of employees walked out of their offices to protest big payouts for executives accused of harassment and other misbehaviour.

Africa's largest data-centre operator said to seek buyers for SA firm

2018-11-10 09:28

Permira is working with an adviser to find a buyer for its data centre company Teraco Data Environments, people with knowledge of the matter say.

Bitcoin’s high energy consumption is a concern – but it may be a price worth paying

2018-11-09 21:55

Bitcoin may have a large carbon footprint, but cleaner digital currencies aren't going to prevent an environmental disaster, says Steven Huckle.

Jack Ma labels trade war 'most stupid thing' as tensions boil

2018-11-05 21:28

Billionaire Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma has called fighting over trade senseless and decried once again a widening conflict between the US and China.

WATCH: Meet the new MacBook Air

2018-11-05 19:28

Apple introduces a long-awaited refresh to its ultra-portable laptop that's made from 100% recycled aluminium.

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